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Comet's close shave with Mars

A comet the size of a small mountain has whizzed past Mars, wowing space enthusiasts with the once-in-a-million-years encounter…

Comet's close call with Mars

A comet the size of a small mountain has whizzed past Mars, wowing space enthusiasts with the once-in-a-million-years encounter…

'Site J' confirmed for comet landing

The European Space Agency (ESA) confirmed Wednesday its choice of the site for a historic unmanned landing next month on…

Why the mystery space plane?

What looks like a mini space shuttle, can fly itself for millions of miles and goes by the name X-37B?

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 Nazi suspects paid Millions video Nazi suspects paid Millions

A 2-year investigation by the Associated Press has…

Black Caps prepare for the World Cup video Black Caps prepare for the World Cup

The Black Caps will begin their Cricket World Cup…

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Blood moon dazzles
Blood moon dazzles

A glorious blood moon delighted skygazers in many parts of New Zealand last night.

Astronauts resume spacewalks for NASA
Astronauts resume spacewalks for NASA

Two spacewalking astronauts have moved an old, broken pump into permanent storage, NASA's first routine maintenance outside…

Cloudy forecast for lunar eclipse
Cloudy forecast for lunar eclipse

Aucklanders might not get the best glimpse of tonight's total lunar eclipse, with cloudy skies and a few evening showers…

Russian-US crew blast off
Russian-US crew blast off

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Nasa astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts, blasted off on schedule Friday, Russian…

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MOM arrives safely at Mars
MOM arrives safely at Mars

India yesterday became the first nation to reach Mars on its maiden attempt, a historic feat that aims…

SpaceX cargo ship arrives at International Space Station

SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station with a cargo of supplies, including freeze-dried…

SpaceX breaks ground on new spaceport

The commercial rocket launches that could begin as early as 2016 in the southernmost tip of Texas will be a critical step…

NASA's Maven spacecraft slips into orbit around Mars

Nasa's MAVEN spacecraft has begun orbiting Mars, on a mission to study how the Red Planet's climate changed over time from…

First 3-D printer sent to space station
First 3-D printer sent to space station

A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D…

Bezos v Musk: Billionaire race to space heating up

Billionaire Jeff Bezos will team up with a Boeing-Lockheed Martin to develop US-made rocket engines, in competition with…

Tiny galaxy harbours black hole surprise

Astronomers using the Hubble orbital telescope found a "supermassive" black hole lurking at the heart of the only dwarf…

Dial up a space taxi service?

Nasa has awarded its first private contracts for ferrying astronauts to the International Space Station.

Boeing and SpaceX picked to ferry NASA astronauts

NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from US soil and ending its reliance on expensive Russian rockets…

Extreme solar storm coming
Extreme solar storm coming

An extreme solar flare is blasting its way to Earth and could mess up some power grids, satellites and…

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